The Minnesota Daily

All content by Sally Hedberg

Art couture

November 18, 2010

What:Third Thursday When:Nov. 18 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Where:Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 Third Avenue S.   While not everyone can delight in the beauty of a flawless pair of Sam Edelman boots,...

Is/Is is happening

Is/Is is happening

November 18, 2010

What: Is/Is When: Nov. 19 Where: Cause, 3001 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis   ThereâÄôs no time like the present. Following that strain of logic, thereâÄôs no time like the present to...

Show review: NEeMA and The Chapin Sisters at the Dakota Jazz Club

November 18, 2010

When offered the chance to review a folk show at the Dakota Jazz Club I have to be honest, my expectations weren’t exactly sky-high. Cynic tendencies took reign and I found my brain zeroing in on negatives. “The...

Album Review: “LeO” Haley Bonar

Album Review: “LeO” Haley Bonar

November 11, 2010

âÄúLeOâÄù Artist: Haley Bonar Label: Self-Released   Even though she hails from South Dakota, Haley Bonar is easily a homegrown indie-sweetheart of the Twin Cities. Her presence within...

For Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt, Folk is so much more than a genre of music, its an approach to their life and past.

Roots reach deep for The Pines

November 11, 2010

What: The Pines When: Nov. 12 Where: Dakota Jazz Club Cost: $20   Straight from the heart of the Midwest, folk-duo The Pines have grown into a force to be reckoned with. As they round out a tour to...

Love him or hate him, Jay Farrars ready to impress us all solo at the Turf Club.

Son of a gun!

November 4, 2010

What: Jay Farrar When: Nov. 5 Where: Turf Club Cost: $16   In America, 20-some years ago, a group of kids made a permanent and rebellious musical mark. They defied the norms of popularity and boldly...

Seeing red — again

Seeing red — again

November 4, 2010

What: Red Pens âÄúLimitationsâÄù EP release show When: Nov. 6 Where: 7th St. Entry, 701 First Ave. Cost: $7     ItâÄôs hard not to love the Minneapolis band, Red Pens....

Culture Compass — Dandy Warhols, The Books and Bassnectar

Culture Compass — Dandy Warhols, The Books and Bassnectar

October 28, 2010

Thursday Dandy Warhols Fine Line Music Cafe 8 p.m. $20   If you havenâÄôt listened to the Dandy Warhols in the last fifteen years, then I have to sadly assume that you just donâÄôt...

Costume police

Costume police

October 28, 2010

Not unlike a Facebook page, Halloween offers a template to display individuality âÄî our bodies. Regrettably, as men and women of the University of Minnesota, the sweet benefits of trick-or-treating...

The Dandy Warhols still rule, ok?

October 28, 2010

What: The Dandy Warhols When: Oct. 28 Where: The Fine Line Music Cafe Cost: $20   These days there are so many bands stemming from the alternative vein that itâÄôs relatively easy for groups...

20 years later, Eugene Kelly and Frances Mckee have still got it.

The Vaselines are back; tell a friend.

October 21, 2010

What: The Vaselines with the Dum Dum Girls When: Oct.27th Where: The Varsity Theater Cost: $18 The early âÄô90s were an important time for the charming Scottish duo The Vaselines. They released...

You can trip on their synthesizers

October 21, 2010

What: Phantogram When: Friday Oct. 22 Where: Fine Line Music Café Cost: $15 For Phantogram, musical acclaim has come swiftly. Just last year their fuzzed out, seductive hit, âÄúMouthful...

Get your comic on at Fall Con

October 14, 2010

What: Midwest Comic Book AssociationâÄôs Fall Convention When: October 16 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds Cost: $7 - $1 off admission with a canned food item.   Geek is a...

Joshua Cunningham, the 2010 Poster Competition Winner for the Saint Paul Art Crawl, paints a picture in Minneapolis that he may be selling at the Saint Paul Art Crawl this Friday.

Take a walk on the artsy side

October 14, 2010

St. Paul Art Crawl When: Oct. 6-8 Where: Various studios in Lowertown St. Paul Cost: Free   Bohemia has an area code, and itâÄôs 651. Though the college-age crowd may find our capital city...

Somewhere below this New York rooftop, Dylan discovered his charming violinist.

All along the Walk of Fame

October 14, 2010

What: MN Walk of Fame Honors Bob Dylan Who: Scarlet Rivera, RamblinâÄô Jack Elliot, Maria Muldaur, John Koerner and Gene LaFond. When: Oct. 15, 8 p.m. Where: Dakota Jazz Club Cost: $40   ItâÄôs...

The Canadian kids are alright

The Canadian kids are alright

October 7, 2010

Canada can do music, eh? The country to the North has in fact established itself as a musical epicenter of sorts. Distinguished alternative acts such as Arcade Fire, Metric, and The New Pornographers have...

Another shot in the Dark Dark Dark

Another shot in the Dark Dark Dark

September 30, 2010

What: Dark Dark Dark âÄúWild GoâÄù album release show, When:Saturday, Oct. 2 6:00PM Where:First Ave., 701 First Ave. N Tickets:$10.00   The enigmatic orchestral popsters have done...

Culture Compass — Bachmann, Lazerbeak and Heineken? F*** That S***!

September 30, 2010

Thursday Michele! The Musical Bachumanntary Minneapolis Theater Garage 7:30 p.m. $28-$30 Minneapolis Theater Garage is making the musical political. Tonight they carry the satirical, song-laden odyssey...

Get your kicks at Studiiyo 23

Get your kicks at Studiiyo 23

September 30, 2010

What: Studiiyo 23 Where:2319 Hennepin Ave S. Minneapolis, MN   Studiiyo 23 owner Moh Habib has 150 pairs of shoes. And no, he isnâÄôt trying to live out some deep-seated desire to identify...

The songbird brings her sunny tunes to the Cedar this Saturday.

Strumming to summer

September 23, 2010

There’s a certain brand of acoustic folk that has the power of mental transportation. It can provoke nostalgic recollection, introspective wandering and — in the case of Portland songstress...

Local designer Raul Osorio displays one of his pieces Tuesday at his apartment studio in Uptown.

Fashion, ride on

September 23, 2010

What: Pale Rider Fashion Show Where: MN Fashion Atrium When: Friday, Sept. 24   Passive fashionistas, it’s MN Fashion Week. And while the chance to meet (and attempt to seduce) hot fashion...

For goodness sake!

September 16, 2010

Dinkytown bars grown stale? Go East, young man (or woman).  moto-i, located on the corner of Lyndale and Lake Street in uptown, uniquely offers one of the most authentic Japanese drinking experiences,...

Drinking for Dummies

Drinking for Dummies

September 16, 2010

For college students, the process of buying or ordering beer is typically one centered on expedience. It’s about getting drunk and avoiding bankruptcy — plain and simple. There’s nothing...

411 on the 501

411 on the 501

September 15, 2010

What: 501 Club Where: 501 Washington Ave. S   To the beer-loving, Dinkytowner-mourning youth of Minneapolis: a new Mecca sits but a few miles away, the 501 Club. Projecting the all-too--familiar...

Think mink

September 9, 2010

The Twin Cities music scene, diverse as it may be, operates in cycles. Often reflecting the cultural spirit of the era, the collective of noise created by our city’s talented musicians tends to have...

An American tale

An American tale

September 9, 2010

From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America WHEN: Sept. 12 – Jan. 2 WHERE: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave.     Alec Soth is a curious man. Over the years he’s journeyed...